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An interview conducted by Cornelis Hulsman and Father Joannis from the Coptic Orthodox Church
Cornelis Hulsman is from a conservative Christian Reformed family in the Netherlands but developed a fascination for the Coptic Orthodox Church. He became a member in 1985. Many stories of Christian persecution in Muslim countries come from the Dutch Christian organization Open Doors,  which has an...
Dr. Mabrūk ʿAṭiya, professor of Islamic Sharia at al-Azhar University, is again raising controversy because of his statements about Jesus Christ, which some considered as mockery of Jesus.
A video of Dr. Mabrūk ʿAṭiyya, professor of Islamic law at al-Azhar University, was spread on social media, in which he talked about the Sermon on the Mount. However, the video, which was a response to journalist and TV host Ibrāhīm ʿĪsā, was shared as a mockery of Jesus Christ.  The circulating...
The Vatican News website praised the good relation between President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī  and Christians in Egypt. Since al-Sīsī assumed the Presidency of the Arab Republic of Egypt in 2014, he has made several friendly gestures towards the local churches, especially the Coptic Orthodox Church,...
The Alexandria Criminal Court has sentenced the defendants, Nāṣir and ʿAlī al- Sāmbū, to 25 years in prison for killing Coptic citizen Ramsīs Hirmīnā and injuring two others.
The Ministry of Interior issued a statement revealing the circumstances of the abduction of a six-year-old boy from the village al-Shāmiyya who was playing in front of his house when two unknown men wearing masks on a black motorcycle kidnapped him.
Three gunmen on a motorbike kidnapped the Coptic child, Amīr Nadī ʿIzzat Yūsuf, in front of his house in the village of Shāmiya, the centre of Sāḥil Salīm. His father, Nadī ʿIzzat , was shot trying in vain to pursue the kidnappers, but sustained no serious injuries.
The Diocese of Samāllūṭ headed by Archbishop Pavnotios [Bifinūtiyūs], thanked the head of the “Fund for Honoring the Martyrs and Victims of the Missing and Victims of War, Terror and Security Operations”, for including the Coptic martyrs in Libya in their care.
The Coptic Church commemorated the martyrdom of the two martyrs of terrorist attacks in al-ʿArīsh, Northern Sinai, Rev. Fr. Mīnā ʿAbūd and Rev. Fr. Rāfāʾīl Mūsā.


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